Production Operator

at DuPont in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

NEWARK DE Production Operators

$500 Sign-on Bonus to Start / $500 Bonus on One Year Anniversary

We’re growing and there’s never been a more exciting time to join us! We have job openings in our Production Support and Machine Operator roles. DuPont currently has openings for Production Technicians in the Electronics & Imaging Division at our Newark, Delaware sites. Electronics & Imaging Division is a technology leader with a unique depth and breadth of knowledge, applications and technical expertise, and product portfolio. Our products serve the semiconductor, advanced chip packaging, circuit board, electronic and industrial finishing, photovoltaic, display, and digital and flexographic printing industries. Electronics & Imaging is a leading innovator with unmatched materials integrations expertise, built upon our recognized strong customer relationships and our global market presence. Click here ( to learn more about the Electronics & Imaging business.

The positions we are hiring for have openings on the following shifts:

+ 8-Hour shifts (1st, 2nd and 3rd)

+ 12-Hour Day Shifts

+ 12-Hour Night Shift

+ 12-Hour Rotating Day/Night

Hiring Locations are the Newark-Bellevue, Newark-Tralee Park, and Newark-Pencader, Delaware sites.

Key Responsibilities of the Various Production Operator Roles

+ Operate different types of machines and presses, including heavy machinery

+ Operating manufacturing process while ensuring quality and conformance with standard operating procedures, including preforming, loading/unloading baskets and loading/unloading vessels

+ Press set-up including tooling installation, removal and cleaning and adjustments

+ Press operation: including resin selection, fill hopper, SPC operation, vibrator/shaker, feed-shoe operation

+ Sintering: including electronic DFIS, cycle selection and verification, nitrogen flow, oven operation, cycle data sheets

+ Tumbling/drying: including part on part/media determination, tumbler and oven dryer operation, transfer of parts to and from tumbler and dryer, cooling parts

+ Part auditing: create process verification (SAP, blueprint, and control plan), lot sequencing, SPC data entry

+ Packaging: including bagging, re-bagging, program label application, weighing parts, storing supplies, SAP applications

+ Sets-up, monitors and operates mills, extruders, presses, etc. ensuring quality and conformance with standard operating procedures

+ Maintains safety and quality standards at all times. Initiates and follows emergency procedures when necessary

+ Routinely measure parts against specifications to ensure they are within allowed tolerances using various measuring devices

+ Operate fork trucks and motorized equipment

+ Perform basic maintenance

+ Perform area patrols to visually inspect, monitor equipment and process conditions to ensure compliance with standard operating procedures and environmental regulations

+ Inspect and operate required testing equipment for product quality

+ Use the computer for data entry, MTL, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s), Logbook, training, non-conforming product, audits, etc.; Follow and update operating procedures

+ Follow all DuPont safety, quality, job, and site policies

+ Rotates through various roles within the area.

+ Follow established team standards for cleaning, PMs, and production schedule

Note: For consideration for the position, one must participate and be successful in an online assessment, interview process, and pass a drug screen, background check, physical screen, etc.

Required Qualifications:

+ A minimum of a High school diploma or GED is required

+ Ability to work legally in the United States; No visa sponsorship/support

+ Proficiency in Microsoft applications, such as Word, Excel, and Outlook

+ Must be able to work overtime when required, per business need

+ Good communication, interpersonal, organizational, numerical, and analytical skills are required

Preferred Requirements for Some Roles:

+ Knowledge and experience with Automated Process Controls (PLC system.

+ Experience in powder metal pressing operations

+ Ability to interpret blueprints

+ Process Safety Management (PSM) knowledge and experience

Physical Requirements:

+ Ability to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) & quality protective equipment including steel toe shoes, gloves, hard hat.

+ Ability to wear a full-face respirator may be required for some roles.

+ While performing the duties of this job, various physical requirements include: climbing stairs, bending, squatting, pushing, pulling and performing overhead work.

+ Stand for extended periods of time while working at machines

+ Lifting > 20-30 lb. regularly, lifting 40-50 lb. occasionally

+ Use of mobile equipment

+ Some work requires manual dexterity & repetitive movements of the upper extremities

+ Responsible for ensuring, promoting, and working in a clean environment with varying degrees of temperatures, humidity and Quality Protective Equipment

No relocation assistance is available for this position.

This role is located in Newark, DE and may require less than 5% of travel.

DuPont is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or any other protected class. If you need a reasonable accommodation to search or apply for a position, please visit our Accessibility Page for Contact Information ( .

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Job Posting: JC184507348

Posted On: May 27, 2021

Updated On: Sep 19, 2021